Transportation Assistance

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Partnership HealthPlan:

-         Only accessible for patients with Partnership HealthPlan insurance

-         Call (866)-828-2303 – at least 5 days prior to visit for ride to appointment

-         May also get bus passes covered if there is a bus route near the patient and the visit and if not then may cover taxi or gas –call same number above

-         Have Partnership HealthPlan insurance card and number ready when you call

Sebastopol Area Senior Center

-         Must live in West Sonoma County

-         Must be 60 or above

-         Call 5 days in advance

-         Call (707)-828-2440

-         Fill out rider waiver on website above

Coastal Seniors

-         Available to any “Senior” patients

-         Buses to Santa Rosa every Thursday

-         Buses to and from senior lunches and local errands- $1-$4 round trip ever Tuesday

-         $10 round trip

-         Reservations require – call (707)-822-2137 by 4pmthe day before the pick-up

-         Also has buses for seniors to multiple food distributions and community lunches

-         Provides other resources such as a “fall prevention program” and Welfare and Quality of Life Checks for seniors

Volunteer Center of Sonoma County – Volunteer Wheels

-         Rides are available for all County areas as well as Guerneville and Monte Rio

-         Reserve via (707)-573-3377

-         Handicap, walker, and wheelchair accessible

-         Driver walks with passenger to and from the buildings (outside)

-         Must complete an application to be a customer

-         Available for elderly, disabled, or Medicare clients

Bus routes

-         Accessible from Russian River Area, Forestville, Sebastopol and Santa Rosa – may have to change buses though


-         For Providence Hospital Events: Memorial hospital bus code – 7723700 -buses 34 and 30 (down the street around the corner– turn right – to get to St. Joe’s) – transfer buses to the 34 or 30 at the Santa Rosa Transit Mall stop code 7700100 – take bus 20 (stops extend all the way to Monte Rio Creekside Park and then takes River Road back through Sebastopol all the way through to Santa Rosa Transit Mall)

Source for these resources as well as a list transportation access for Santa Rosa and other patients if necessary:

Written by
Jason Cunningham, DO